News archive

  • 10,000 Success Stories

    17 April 2019

    Bedford College Group Learning Centres have helped thousands of people to secure employment through IT training which many missed out on at school.

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  • St Cuthbert’s Arcade Pop-Up

    16 April 2019

    The niche shopping arcade on St Cuthbert’s Street is having a pop-up party on Saturday May 11th, 10am – 4pm.

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  • Business Magazine 2019 out now!

    10 April 2019

    The 300th Business Improvement District has been opened in the UK; Bedford was among the first 12 pilots of the project in 2005.

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  • Bedford’s global author John Bunyan on film

    04 April 2019

    The work of 17th Century author John Bunyan brings tourists from around the world to Bedford.

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  • Local police shave their heads to raise funds for Lulu

    26 March 2019

    This Easter holidays, PC Sharon Cummings from Bedfordshire Police has committed to shave her hair along with PC Kerry Jones to raise money for local girl ‘Lulu De Vries’ who is suffering from cancer.

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  • 21 years in business

    25 March 2019

    5th Avenue in Bedford now has the key to the door as owner Kerry Cash has been in business for 21 years.

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  • Making the most of BedfordBID

    13 March 2019

    Businesses taking the time to join the BedfordBID Breakfast, at the newly branded Bedford Centre Hotel (formerly the Radisson Park Inn), were the first to hear news about the town centre.

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  • The Harpur Centre unveiled

    12 March 2019

    On Saturday 9th March, The Harpur Centre hosted a carnival event for Bedford’s shoppers to celebrate the relaunch after a refurbishment. At 11am, Mayor Dave Hodgson cut the ribbon on the Centre’s brand new elevator.

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  • Lunch is served

    01 March 2019

    The former Délices bakery within the Art Centre is now in new hands – serving hot lunches alongside delicious fresh baked bread and pastries as The Gallery.

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  • Government Loves Bedford

    21 February 2019

    A Government report is suggesting that towns up and down the country follow the example of Bedford by having a Business Improvement District (BID) for the town centre.

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